ANA BOARIU – Personal Bankrupcy

Ana Boariu graduated 1994 the faculty of theatre directing at UNATC, Bucharest. In a changing media landscape, she worked first in television and for independent theatre productions. 2009, Ana directed the documentary “To my brother in exile – the Stalinist era told through the letters of Vladimir Ghika, prince, priest and martyr”, a Romanian-French co-production, awarded by UCIN. Lately, she came to work in cinema production. “Chestnuts & Acorns” (2015) is her first independent short film.


Andreea Bortun is a Romanian writer/director,a graduate of UNATC, Bucharest, BARD College Berlin and an alumna of several prestigious international training programs.Her debut short film (Love Locker-a Canon-Berlinale Talents funded project) has been awarded by the TV station France 3.She works as a script consultant and is currently developing her 2nd feature screenplay.She is the co-curator of Pustnik Writers Residency and recently had her debut as a playwright in a show directed by Neil LaBute.

ANDREI GRUZSNICZKI – The Stange Story of Daravat, the Old Man Who Has Not Seen Spirits

2014 Director/Writer short A Random Act of Kindness
2012 Director/Writer feature film Q.E.D.
2008 Director/Writer feature film The Other Irene
2007 Director/Writer short Chronicle of a Death Postponed
1998/2000 Assistant Chair in Acting at the University of Theatre and Film in Bucharest
1997 Stage Director Tres sombreros de copa, play by Miguel Mihura, for the Drama Theater in Baia Mare
1990 – 1994 University of Theatre and Film in Bucharest – Diploma of Film and TV Director

CIPRI POP – Venus Felix

Born and raised in Zalău, a small and kind city. He developed a passion for scriptwriting during his university years (Polytechnics in Cluj-Napoca). With his first script he managed to get selected in a pitching session at Transilvania International Film Festival in 2008. That was the moment that made him want to become a scriptwriter. Since 2009 he has been living n Cyprus where he works as an engineer, takes care of a garden, plays ultimate Frisbee and writes scripts. His next step is London or maybe Los Angeles.


Georgiana-Adriana Voicu was born in 1980 in Bucharest. With a master’s degree in Economics, she chose instead to work as PR Manager until 2010 and then as Online Marketing Consultant until 2014. In 2011 she took acting classes and starred in a short film, and also screenwriting classes and wrote her first short film screenplay: Yes, I am a jerk!. Between 2014-2015 she wrote three more screenplays for short films: Smells like freedom, You either know it or you don’t, Fear makes you stupid.


Ioana is 26 years old. She is from Bucharest. After high-school, she went to med school, but gave it up in her fourth year, simply because she didn’t like it. It was a hard decision, considering the fact that she had invested so much energy and time into it. Now she is in her last year in film school, studying scriptwriting and film theory. She wants to write scripts, but film theory also occupies a great deal of her attention, since for the past three years she has been a constant contributor to Film Menu, a film magazine edited by film students.


Dan Radu MIHAI is a Romanian director and scriptwriter. After 15 years spent in advertising and publishing, he graduates the Media University of Cinematography and Television from Bucharest in 2009. Since then he directed several short films and commercials. His last short film, Sthorzina, which has been selected in the International Competition of Clermont Ferrand in 2015, is the first part of a trilogy dedicated to the age between childhood and teenage. The second part (Striptease) will be shoot in September 2015. Now he is working at developing his first feature (Survivor).

RUXANDRA GHIȚESCU – Otto The Barbarian

Ruxandra Ghitescu(born 21 july 1981, Constanta, Romania) is a romanian visual artist, graduate student of the Media Art School, Hochschule fur Gestaltung in Karlsruhe, Germany (2012). She directed more short films selected in international film festivals like Sofia International Film Festival, Cottbus International Film Festival, Transilvania International Film Festival, Cork Film Festival, Lago Film Festival and others. As a scriptwriter she was one of the attendants of “Secvente” feature development workshop, tutors Razvan Radulescu, Alex Baciu- Bucharest 2012 and Script Circle-Solace 23, Berlin (Franz Rodenkirchen). In 2014, she was a participant at Transilvania Talent Lab, Cluj Napoca and at Sarajevo Talents, Sarajevo International Film Festival and in 2015 at Berlinale Talents. She works in cinematography since 2008.